ICC prosecutors visit Democratic Republic of Congo to urge restraint - statement



A team of prosecutors from the world's permanent war crimes court began a five-day trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to urge restraint after a wave of pre-election violence in the capital, a statement said.
Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she was "deeply concerned by the critical situation and recent incidents", particularly deaths in Kinshasa in September, which she said could constitute crimes within the International Criminal Court's jurisdiction.
Dozens died during two days of protests last month in Kinshasa against a plan to delay the vote due to what... read more

 
17 October 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Reuters
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